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Meet Our Elected Officials

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Trustee: Chairman

Tom Grund

Tom has been a resident of Palmyra Township for 5 years. Previous to becoming a resident of the township he volunteered as a Firefighter/EMT for Palmyra. He graduated from Southeast High School in 2004. Tom has a wife (Michelle) and daughter (Mackenzie). 


Trustee: Vice Chairman

Megan Coss

Megan Ann Coss was born and raised in Palmyra Township and is a proud third generation Palmyra resident. 
Megan has been married for 24 years to Steve Coss and a mother of 3 children.  Megan was elected trustee in 2021 and previously held a position on the Zoning Board of Commission. 



Ricky Bennett

Rick has been a Palmyra property owner since 1992 and a resident since 1998. He's been married for 41 years to Tawnia and they have 2 sons Matt and Joe who went through Southeast Schools.  He has a granddaughter who will attend Southeast eventually also. When his sons were in school he coached Hot
Stove baseball, flag football and served as Vice President of Southeast Youth Wrestling for several years, which gave him the opportunity to meet many township residents.
Rick retired in 2016 after 30 years at Sherwin Willams as a maintenance supervisor. At that time he started working part time for the Township on the Palmyra Road Department; he's been there until he
accepted the appointment as Trustee. You may recognize him from the township cleanup or a passing plow truck. He looks forward to continuing to serve the people of Palmyra in his new role as Trustee.


Fiscal Officer

Kelly Harvey RES, AAS

My family has been a member of the Palmyra Township community since 2011.

My husband’s name is Joe, and we have three beautiful daughters: Kirsten, Ashley & Julia. I serve as President of the Palmyra Girls Softball League and enjoy coaching the girls’ softball teams, getting to spend time with the softball
families and love to win championships! I also enjoy traveling and spending time with my family and friends. I am a graduate of Lake High School and the University of Akron. I have worked for the Summit County Fiscal Office for 16 years and currently hold the position of Deputy Fiscal Officer of the Real Estate &
Appraisal Department. I hold two professional designations: RES, residential evaluation specialist and an AAS, assessment administration specialist. I was appointed to the Palmyra Township Fiscal Officer position in April 2022 and have enjoyed getting
to work with the trustees, road crew and fire department staff. I am honored to serve the Palmyra Township community and will work hard to make sure the township remains financially responsible while providing the best services within our budget.   |  Tel: 330.654.4098 Ext. 211

Fiscal Officer Assistant: Erica Shankle  |  Tel: 330.654.4098

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